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Swimming time.

05 November 2009 18:40:32
Saving seed from veg garden.

Saving seed from veg garden.

Another poor day we have had.Fine,no rain falling today but swimming pools left from yesterday.I had an early walk today in the veg garden and things are starting to look on the poor side now with all this bad weather.Leaves by the bucketfulls and the garden like a sponge.Let some air into the tunnell at lunch time for a few minutes and done some quick collecting on the French marigold seeds in the vegetable garden.All did not go to plans after lunch,so as i will not be around this evening until after 10 pm,no garden work will be done in the shed or greenhouse.Tomorrow evening as early as possible some light weeding will get done in the tunnell.Hope to look through some garden books later at some stage.

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fran m fran m 05 November 2009 19:22:37

John you are an inspiration to us all, do you ever stop at all.

Lìga Lìga 05 November 2009 20:00:41

What seds is it?

flitters flitters 05 November 2009 20:26:14

Dry windy and very cold here today. No gardening done as we were on errands of mercy!!!! but Tony did get my Dads lawn cut. We are lucky here as we are on sandy soil and it dries out very quickly. He actually moaned that our grass was not long enough to cut.. Tony and his lawn!!! god help us

Johnplotman Johnplotman 05 November 2009 22:41:04

Fran,i dont know about that,[thanks].All i say is we are all in the same garden boat.Sadly,we lost one of the crew Michelle [Shelser] just a short while back.

Liga,the seeds are made up of both African and French marigolds.The roots of the French type especially also help again some of the bad side of the nematodes.

Flitters,its almost a mess here.One minute in summer its like solid rock and now in winter its like a mucky cushion.I would love to get to cut the grass here.


Dahlia Dahlia 06 November 2009 18:49:05

Its been an awful day here in the  West, unbelievable showers and guess what we got in the post, 45e and 75e water bills, haven't the council it made, all they have ro do is pump the water that and the second homes 200e, they are raking it in. And they then  give themselves bonuses

Johnplotman Johnplotman 06 November 2009 19:47:42

Not wet here today Dahlia,but cold.Those water bills leave it even colder.They sure have it made.You would not see a letter as quick saying that we were in for buchets and buckets of sunshine.


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